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Ep. 142 Explaining John Nash’s Dissertation and Why Russell Crowe Got It Backwards
Episode 14230th August 2020 • Bob Murphy Show • Robert Murphy
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In the Ron Howard movie "A Beautiful Mind," Russell Crowe plays John Nash, a major figure in game theory. Although it was a good movie, it totally misconstrues Nash's doctoral dissertation and how it fit into the pre-existing literature. In this episode, Bob sets the record straight.

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